Meaning:One who serves a summons
We’re about to serve you with a name you won’t be able to ignore! Sumner is a gender-neutral name of English origin, derived from the Middle English word som(p)nour(e), which means “summoner” or “one who serves a summons.” This was an occumational title for someone who was in charge of ensuring that a witness appears in court. Nowadays, it is seen as a stylish, modern first name option. Baby Sumner is sure to be constantly surrounded by their loved ones, all of whom will eagerly accept any summons from your little darling!
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